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Mental Health Practitioner

Posted: 05/12/2024

We are seeking passionate individuals to join our team and make a difference in the lives of those we serve. If you are looking for a rewarding career in a supportive and dynamic environment, consider applying to be part of our team at Fernbrook Family Center.
Reasonable Accommodations: We value inclusivity and accommodations for all employees. Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities, and we welcome those with lived experiences relevant to our work.
 Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

  • Flexibility hours between 7:00am – 7:00pm.
  • Travel to various locations required.
  • Working remote consist of telehealth sessions (if available) and completing required paperwork.
  • Salary staff are expected to work 40-43 hours per week.
  • Hourly staff are able to work up to 40 hours per week, with overtime approval required.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide individual, family and/or group skills-based services to children, adults, and families. 
  • Meet productivity standards.
  • Utilize various effective strategies to respond to client needs in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Maintain accurate documentation.
  • Seek supervisory as needed.
  • Attend trainings for skill enhancement.
  • Complete continuing education requirements.
  • Collaborate with external providers.
  • Uphold Fernbrook's mission and policies.
  • Perform other assigned duties.
Required Skills/Abilities
  • Ethical decision-making skills.
  • Professional boundaries.
  • Ability to manage tasks independently.
  • Strong Communication skills.
  • Adaptability and teamwork.
  • Willingness to seek feedback and learn.
  • Proficiency in computer usage.
  • Commitment to Fernbrook's values.
Physical Demands:
  • Extended periods of sitting and computer work.
  • Stamina to work with clients.
  • Occasional lift up to 15 pounds.
Education and Experience
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver's license, car insurance for community-based roles.
  • Pass criminal background check based on agency and Department of Human Services requirements.
  • Qualify in at least one of the following ways:
    • Meets current Minnesota Statute requirements to qualify as a Mental Health Practitioner or
    • Meets current Minnesota Statute requirements to qualify as a Clinical Trainee.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Experience working with diverse client populations.
  • Bilingual proficiency.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Coordinate services with other Fernbrook employees who share similar clients on their caseload.
EEO Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on various factors.
Other Duties: This description may not cover all responsibilities. Duties may change with notice.

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